Clinical Medicine and Diagnostics

Clinical Medicine and Diagnostics is a peer-reviewed journal publishing papers of significance in all areas of medical sciences. Articles include original research papers, reviews and short research communications. Submissions of basic and clinical research are both considered.

Xintao Hu

Post-doctoral Fellow, Human Retrovirus Pathogenesis Section, Vaccine Branch, Center for Cancer Research (CCR), National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institues of Health (NIH), USA

Research Areas

"Virology and Immunology mainly including the following directions:


2008-2012Ph.D. Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC), China
2003-2006M.ScFujian Agriculture and Forestry University, China
1998-2002B.ScHenan Agricultural University, China


2012-present Postdoctoral visiting fellow training in NCI Frederick at NIH
2007-2008Research Associate,National Center for AIDS/STD Control and Prevention at China CDC, Beijing, China
2006-2007Research Assistant, Beijing Institute of Radiation Medicine, Beijing, China

Publications: Journals

[1]  Xintao Hu, Kunxue Hong, Chunhong Zhao, Yang Zheng, Liying Ma, Yuhua Ruan, Hongmei Gao,Kelli Greene, Marcella Sarzotti-Kelsoe, David C. Montefiori, Yiming Shao. (2012 ) Profiles of neutralizing antibody response in chronically human immunodeficiency virus type 1 clade B'-infected former plasma donors from China naïve to antiretroviral therapy. Journal of General Virology. 93(Pt 10):2267-2278.
[2]  Lianxing Liu, Yanling Hao, Zhenwu Luo, Yang Huang, Xintao Hu, Ying Liu, Yiming Shao.(2012) Broad HIV-1 neutralizing antibody response induced by heterologous gp140/gp145 DNA prime-vaccinia boost immunization. Vaccine. 30(28):4135-43
[3]  Yabo Ouyang, Jianping Sun, Yang Huang, Lu Lu, Weisi Xu, Xintao Hu, Kunxue Hong, Shibo Jiang, Yiming Shao and Liying Ma. (2013) Neutralization sensitivity of HIV-1 subtype B' clinical isolates from former plasma donors in China. Virology Journal.10(1):10
[4]  Hu Xin-tao, Hong Kun-xue, Zhao Chun-hong, Hao Xiao-pei, Zheng Yang, Ren Li, Ruan Yu-hua, Shao Yi-ming. Neutralization pattern of HIV-1 subtype B’ and CRF07_BC virus chronically infected individuals. (in Chinese, China Tropical Medicine. 11(4):391-394, 2011)
[5]  Hu Xin-tao, Hong Kun-xue, Shao Yi-ming. Advance in identification and analysis of epitope specificities of broadly neutralizing anti-HIV-1 sera. (review in Chinese; China Tropical Medicine. 11(5):636-639, 2011)
[6]  Liu Zhen, Hong Kun-xue, Gao Zhan, Jia Ming-ming, Hu Xin-tao, Zhao Quan-bi, Ruan Yu-hua, Shao Yi-ming. Change on type 1 IFN-producing cell level in patients with human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection. (in Chinese; Chin J Exp Clin Infec Dis. 5(5):148-154, 2011)

Publications: Conferences/Workshops/Symposiums

[1]  Invited talk. Ninth Annual Vaccine Branch Retreat, Rockville, Maryland. July 10-11, 2014 Title: A novel T-cell vaccine eliciting T-cell specificities associated with in vivo HIV-1 control
[2]  Xintao Hu, Beatriz Mothe, Antonio Valentin, Margherita Rosati, Viraj Kulkarni, Candido Alicea, Guy R. Pilkington, Anuska Llano, Tomáš Hanke, George N. Pavlakis, Christian Brander and Barbara K. Felber. A Novel T-cell Vaccine (HTI) Eliciting T-Cell Specificities Associated with Control of HIV-1 In Humans Is Highly Immunogenic in C57BL/6 Mice and Indian Rhesus Macaques. 2014 National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR) Spring Research Festival, May 5-8, 2014, poster#VGT3
[3]  Xintao Hu, Lan Wu, Xueling Wu, Sijy O'Dell, Kunxue Hong, Xuejun Chen, John R.Mascola, Yuhua Ruan, David C. Montefiori, Zhi-yong Yang ,Yiming Shao and Gary J. Nabel. Characterization and analysis of polyclonal sera derived from HIV-1 infected individuals in China. 8th NIH Graduate Student Research Symposium, Jan 11, 2012. Poster#67
[4]  X. Hu, K. Hong, C. Zhao, H. Gao, K.M. Greene, Y. Zheng, L. Ren, Y. Ruan, D.C. Montefiori, Y. Shao. Profiles of Neutralizing Antibody Responses in Chronically HIV-1 CRF07_BC Infected Intravenous Drug Users in Western China.AIDS VACCINE 2011, Poster# P04.22
[5]  Y. Liu, S. Wang, K. Hong, L. Ren, X. Hu, Y. Liu, D. Ling, Z. Zhang, Y.Y. Liu, S. Lu, H. Yan, D. Katinger and Y. Shao. Neutralizing Antibodies Inducing by Combination of HIV DNA-, Live-Vectored and Protein Vaccines in small animals. AIDS VACCINE 2010, Poster# P04.57 LB
[6]  C. Zhao, K. Hong, X. Hu, X. He, M. Jia, J. Chen, Y. Zheng, L. Ma, H. Xing, Y. Ruan, D. Montefiori and Y. Shao. Genotypic and phenotypic characteristics of CRF01_AE HIV-1 virus env genes from early infected Individual. AIDS VACCINE 2010, Poster# P04.19
[7]  X. Hu, K. Hong, C. Zhao, Y. Zheng, L. Ma, Y. Ruan, M. Sarzotti-Kelsoe, D.C. Montefiori and Y. Shao. Profiles of neutralizing antibody responses in chronically HIV-1 clade B’ infected treatment-naïve former plasma donors in China. AIDS VACCINE 2010, Poster# P04.06
[8]  Invited Speaker. the Second China AIDS Vaccine Forum, Shanghai, China. May 2010 Title: Profiles of neutralizing antibody responses in chronic HIV-1 clade B’ infection